I’ve written quite a few posts on this site about my Synology DiskStation DS411j, a 4-bay NAS. I’ve had a few friends ask me about a smaller option. What should they get if they just want a 2-bay NAS, ideally for setting up RAID mirroring for easy backup?

Synology again to the rescue, along with some fantastic 3 TB NAS-specific hard drives from Western Digital: